Leadership Asheville Forum Presents
NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC HIGHER EDUCATION:
HOW COULD IT BE MORE EFFECTIVE IN BUILDING OUR FUTURE?
Wednesday, October 2, 2019 – 6 pm to 7:30 pm
UNC-Asheville – OLLI Center (Manheimer Room)
Free and Open to the Public
Are there ways to make higher education more affordable and accessible?
How do we align educational services with the needs of the future economy?
By what means may we fund the growth of our public colleges and universities?
What measures could improve the recruitment and retention of faculty?
Is the governance of our University system effective?
How may our community colleges play a larger role in higher education?
- Louis Bissette, Jr. – Past Chair, UNC Board of Governors; Board Chair of Western Carolina Industries; former Mayor of Asheville
- Paul Fulton – Former president of Sara Lee Corporation; former Dean of UNC School of Business; former member of UNC Board of Governors
- Emma Battle – President and CEO of Higher Ed Works
- William Sederburg – Former college president; former Interim Chancellor of UNC Wilmington; Senior Scholar for the American Association of State Colleges and Universities
Speakers will take questions following the presentations.
Please come early for a seat.